Notice and request for comments.
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The nature of the information collection is described as well as its expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on January 3, 2012, and comments were due by March 5, 2012. No comments were received.
Comments must be submitted on or before April 20, 2012.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Cmdr Michael DeRosa, Maritime Administration, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, 300 Steamboat Road, New York, NY 11024. Telephone: 516-726-5642; or email: DeRosaM@USMMA.EDU. Copies of this collection also can be obtained from that office.
Maritime Administration (MARAD).
Title: U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Candidate Application for Admission.
OMB Control Number: 2133-0010.
Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.
Affected Public: Individuals desiring to become students at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
Forms: KP 2-65.
Abstract: The collection consists of Parts I, II, and III of Form KP 2-65 (U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Candidate Application). Part I of the form is completed by individuals wishing to be admitted as students to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 12,500 hours.
Send comments regarding these information collections to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 Seventeenth Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: MARAD Desk Officer. Alternatively, comments may be sent via email to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and Budget, at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comments Are Invited On: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. A comment to OMB is best assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication.
Dated: March 15, 2012.
Julie P. Agarwal,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2012-6743 Filed 3-20-12; 8:45 am]
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